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Jan 21, 2013 11:00am EST
of all time at 135 words. lincoln's terribly famous one in 1865 just 700 words. is shorter better the second time around? >> i think typically less is more with these kinds of speeches, but it's hard. you have a president who has been re-elected who knows this will be the last time he or she will ever do this, and they typically have something on their minds they want to say and they figure they're going to take the moment to do it, but by and large they're all better served if they can keep these things shorter rather than longer. >> don, did you write a short one for clinton's second inaugural? >> president clinton's second inaugural was longer than his first. it didn't stretch on and on, but i think we would have liked -- >> was that his fault or your fault? >> no comment, no comment. we would have liked to have been able to have another day for another edit, but it was a good speech, and, again, you know, they have something to say. president clinton in that case was talking about the 21st century and the millennium that we were moving towards and how he wanted america to come
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 2:00pm EST
the batmobile. batmobile a concept car called 1955 lincoln mfutura that they turn into that car. google the '55 lincoln futura. >> thanks, rick. >> the leading voice ahead of the housing crash has been critical of hyper government spending. he hate the japanese yen and is now going back to investing in sub prime bonds. he is with our own david favor downtown and he is kyle bass. >> thank you very much. of course, kyle bass a friend of yours and friend of mine. funny who you find hanging around town sometimes. kyle, nice to have you here at the new york stock exchange. >> nice to be here. >> let's start off with japan. if there is any trade you have been most associated with, it is that japanese trade. the basic idea their gdp is out of control and getting worse. they have a plan now to reflight the economy. they are printing a lot of money. 2% is the inflation rate they want. why is that not going to help the japanese economy. many people think it will. >> i think if you study the situation deeply, you see that japanese debt is about 24 times central government tax revenues. when you get into t
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm EST
's carried n.give up the pettiness and go see the movie "lincoln." >> they are not doing it. i guess my question is what the implications? what happens if we don't get these spending cuts, because, i don't know. i'm sort of giving up on the spending cuts. we're not making it happen here. so let's say we keep kicking the can down the road and we've got 16.4 trillion in debt and in a couple of years it goes to $22 trillion in debt. give us your take on what happens to america in the neck ten years. how do you see it? >> oh, i can do that because of the brilliance that i have. let me tell you what will happen. there's a thing out there called the markets. the markets are a nebulous thing, but i'll tell you who they are. they are people who loaned us money, and they are going to say, well, you're addicted to debt, you proved that. you're also totally dysfunctional as a government. you proved that, and so since you love debt and you're going to go to 20 trillion in ten years, we love you. you're a big country. we love your t-bills, still use them, still buy them, but interest rates now will
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm EST
. now, the batman -- the batmobile started out as a concept car in 1955 called the lincoln futura, cost $250,000 to build and originally painted white. the car had a role in the 1959 film "it started with a kiss" with debbie reynolds and then the famous car customizer was commissioned to build the batmobi batmobile, paint it had black and orange and added the fire-breathing exhaust and a star is born. batmobiles that look like the original but all copies made from fiberglass. the original is steel, and the others were not used in the show. you can see it here in action. barrett jackson, the company auctioning the car said the most likely buyer is an institution, maybe an entertainment or museum. i can see it ending up in a theme park or hollywood studio. either way this is a car that became a character spawning at least five future versions. the latest one from "the dark knight rises" and in my mind though, the greatest batmobile is the first. we'll see what it sells for on saturday. >> that's what i think. adam west's car is the best one. >> yeah. it's hard. i spent a lot of time as a
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